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Unit 2 Greek Wars
|Conflicts between Greece and Persia.
|Battle of Marathon
|Battle during the Persian Wars when Persia invaded Greece.
|Battle of Thermopylae
|Battle during the Persian Wars in which Spartan troops fought to the death against a much larger Persian force.
|Alliance of city-states in ancient Greece, with Athens as a leader.
|A high hilltop that marked the center of ancient Greece.
|War between Sparta and Athens that broke out 431 BC and lasted for 27 years.
|“Greek-like” way of life that combined ideas and values drawn from the Mediterranean and Asia.
|Phillip II of Macedonia
|Leader from Macedonia, conquered Greece after the city-state were weakened from the Peloponnesian War.
|Alexander the Great
|Leader from Macedonia, his father conquered Greece, he brought Persia and most of Asia and Europe under his rule, spread Hellenistic (Greek-like) culture.
|Great elected leader in Athens, democracy was the strongest under his leadership.
|The city in Egypt that was the center of Hellensistic culture.
|A war breaking out among those living in the same country.